The Algerian Foreign Minister, Ahmed Attaf, has received the Libyan Minister-designate of Foreign Affairs, Al-Taher Al-Baour, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of African and Northern European countries hosted by Algeria.

A statement by the Algerian Foreign Ministry stated that the talks between Attaf and Al-Baour focused on the cooperation relations that bind the two countries and peoples, in addition to the latest developments in the situation on the Libyan scene.

Al-Baour expressed the Government of National Unity’s appreciation for the solidarity it received from Algeria during the recent floods that struck the regions of eastern Libya, praising Algeria’s constant standing by the Libyan people and its support for the political path led by the United Nations to resolve the crisis in the country.

Al-Baour is participating as a representative of Libya in the 20th session of the meeting of foreign ministers of African-North European countries, held in Algeria during the period from October 16 to 18.